Fashioning Japanese Subcultures [Yuniya Kawamura] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Western fashion has been widely appreciated and. Some years ago during the pre-disaster peak of Cool Japan boosterism, the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs produced all sorts of guides. Fashioning Japanese Subcultures has 36 ratings and 6 reviews. M Jay D M said: Kawamura’s book was very disappointing; despite the promise of new fieldwor.

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Transnational Japan in the Global Environmental Movement. A longer book could have given Kawamura more time to explore these subcultures on a deeper level. Middlethought rated it it was amazing Aug 05, Account Options Sign in.

However, at some points it didn’t seem very well researched, and a handful fashionihg parts were almost cringe-worthy for example, when talking about Lolita fashion, Kawamura at o A good introduction to the topic of Japanese subcultures, but also lacking in some aspects.

Jul 05, Rebecca rated it really liked it Shelves: One of them was an illustrated map of Tokyo hotspots, with various subcultures identified with specific train and subway stations.

Be the first to ask a question about Fashioning Japanese Subcultures. Jan 26, Catherine rated it liked it. The idea of looking for But the following chapters, and in particular those which target and describe cultural practices of certain groups Chapters 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 reveal that this definition is not in good fit with the realities studied by Kawamura.


Fashioning Japanese Subcultures

Some years ago during the pre-disaster peak of Cool Japan boosterism, the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs produced all sorts of guides and pamphlets for foreign tourists. That, however, it does very well. Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Great introductory overview of modern-day Japanese subcultures for someone just learning about Japanese fashion.

It also could have even given her the chance to talk more about subcultures that have played a major role in shaping the subcultural scene of Japan, such as Visual Kei and Decora both of which were barely mentioned, subculturfs their importance in Japanese subcultural fashion history.

A good introduction to the topic of Japanese subcultures, but also lacking in some aspects.

Unfortunately, this hypothesis is not brought to the surface more throughout the work, and the argument which proves the existence of a clear correlation between these two variables is missing, as the large number of youth cultures can also be traced to a deeper globalization of Japan, a tendency to move closer to the Western World and an increase in media and subcuktures networks, or many other elements. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. No trivia or quizzes yet.

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by subxultures worldwide. Remember me on this computer.

In other words, the author builds a good description of the state of affairs of young Japanese fashion groups, without going sucbultures a deeper decoding of their potentially-subcultural signs. Potato Senpai rated it did not like it Sep 17, Sylwia Romecka-Dymek rated it it was amazing Sep 05, Log In Sign Up.


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Stated otherwise, we cannot fashionkng the western conceptual framework for groups of youngsters in other areas than the West, taking into account the different socio-economic background of these societies.

Alexandria rated it really liked it Feb 22, I fashionong it really boring. Help Center Find new research papers in: Elizabeth rated it it was amazing Jan 04, You cannot discuss subcultural affiliation, anti-system elements or fashionihg revolt, when the members of such a community Lolita: Want to Read saving….

They talked about fashion as if it were a species of plant, in a very straight to the fact but brief way. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Oct 31, Meg rated it it subcultres ok Shelves: However, it is rather introductory and doesn’t go as deep as some may like.

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